Sep2017

HPE: Out of the Fire or Still in the Frying Pan?

HPE has just released its third quarter results. It has finally given its investors something to do a little jig to, having managed to beat expectations for revenue and earnings per share as well as achieving a small year over …
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Sep2017

VMworld 2017: SaaS Subscriptions Are the Direction Moving Forward

In my last post I mainly focused on the VMware / Amazon AWS announcement and one of the particulars and now reoccurring buzzwords that is heard with most of all the new announcements is subscription based licensing model. The reasons for the change of direction in the way VMware licenses its services moving forward is “driven by customer demand”. I have not really heard of any customers “demanding” this but regardless of the given reason, VMware has charted its course forward with SaaS subscription based service model and all of the rest of the new announcements will be based on this service model.